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First look at new telling of Anne Boleyn's fall from power

Channel 5 has released the first trailer for its upcoming miniseries, Anne Boleyn. The trailer gives a look at the period drama inspired by the historical figure who is trying to bear a son as an heir to the throne. While it is unclear what parts of her story will be told, we do see Boleyn in her final days as she prepares for her execution, ordered by her husband, Henry VIII. We also know the…
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The Crown to extend to six seasons

Netflix will run a sixth and final season of its hit show, The Crown, announcing the news on Thursday after the show’s creator, Peter Morgan, changed his mind about ending it with a fifth season. The popular Netflix show has followed the reign of Queen Elizabeth II for three seasons now, with a fourth season due later this year. It was previously announced in January of this year that the…
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'The Crown' to end after its fifth season

Its been several years of family drama and monarchy mayhem. Now, the Netflix series “The Crown” is set to come to a close after five seasons. The news was confirmed in a tweet on Friday. The announcement stating that Imelda Staunton will play Queen Elizabeth…
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Daughter of Saudi King found guilty of ordering assault on French worker in Paris

Last week, a Paris court found Princess Hassa bint Salman Al Saud guilty of ordering her bodyguard to beat up a French worker in 2016. The Princess was not present at court, where she was found guilty of violence and complicity to hold someone against their will. Princess Hassa was handed a ten-month suspended sentence and fined €10,000. An international arrest warrant was issued for her in…
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King Willem-Alexander speaks to demonstrators after opening museum

King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands spoke to a group of demonstrators after opening the new Sophiahof Museum in The Hague. The Sophiahof Museum is meant to be a centre of knowledge, culture and remembrance for everyone who had anything to do with the former Dutch East Indies. Five Indonesian organisations are also involved: the Indisch Herinneringscentrum, the Stichting Moluks Historisch…
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